On my way to work

  I wake up with the sunrise, just before 6am and flip the switch on the emersion heater for 15 minutes to give me enough water for a hot shower. I normally eat breakfast on the verandah, greeting Mary, my cleaner, four mornings a week at 7am. Occasionally the fruit and vegetable seller catches me… Continue reading On my way to work

All the Animals Go To Church on Sundays

  …that’s why we didn’t see many in the Game Park. Sister-in-law Su is volunteering at local school. She loves the Park  and its animals as much as I do, especially the wild dogs. There are two packs active at present, a smaller group of six and a larger group of about 18. Su doesn’t… Continue reading All the Animals Go To Church on Sundays

Walking Safari in Kruger National Park

“Nothing but breathing the air of Africa, and actually walking through it, can communicate the indescribable sensations which every traveller of feeling will experience” William Burchell, Travels in the Interior of Southern Africa (1824) Yaybo! We staggered out of our tents in Lower Sabie at 4am into the gloaming. The birds were already tweeting away when I made… Continue reading Walking Safari in Kruger National Park